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Old 11-11-2012, 07:16 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by Greg Who Cooks View Post
Here's an update on this topic. I finally succeeded in making mayo. I guess I was just trying too hard before.

I followed Ruhlman's recipe from his book Ratio using my new whisk and the afore mentioned corn oil. It nearly broke my arm but I stirred 8-10 oz. of corn oil into the egg yolk, water, salt and lemon, and just whisked it up adding the oil slowly. (Picture attached.)
Glad you had success! It does look good.

Originally Posted by Greg Who Cooks View Post
A question about the video: you just put everything in a cup and hit it with your stick blender? It's that easy??? It looked like a whole egg, lemon juice, salt, and I forgot now if water was added. Then all the oil and just whip it up with your stick?
I used whole egg (just the yolk is better), lime juice, salt and oil. No water.

Put everything in. Then put the blender right over the egg and turn it on. Do not move it until the mixture gets thick. Then start to move it around to pull in more oil.

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